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Wildflower Center Seed Bank

The Wildflower Center's Seed Bank was established in partnership with the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Seeds of Success (SOS) program in concert with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Millennium Seed Bank Program (MSBP). The purpose of the Seed Bank is to collect, conserve, and develop native plant materials for stabilizing, rehabilitating and restoring lands in Texas and the United States.

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To request seed from the Wildflower Seed Bank, please contact the Conservation Program Manager.

NPIN Data

Diospyros texana

Diospyros texana Scheele

Texas persimmon, Mexican persimmon, Black persimmon, Chapote, Chapote prieto

Ebenaceae (Ebony Family)
USDA Symbol: DITE3

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-55

Field Data Form: LBJWC-55.pdf
Collection Date: 2006-08-17
Accession Number: LBJWC-55
Collection Number: 0055
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Hermann, M.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 29N
Phytoregion_full: Edwards Plateau
State: Texas
County: Travis
Municipality: Austin
Location: LBJWC, 4801 La Crosse Avenue, south of parking lot.

Latitude: 30.185270
Longitude: -97.871660
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: NAD83

Altitude: 245 M
Elevation in M: 245

Habitat Data

Habitat: Oak-juniper savanna
Associated Taxa: Quercus virginiana, Juniperus ashei, Mahonia trifoliolata, Nassella leucotricha
Geology: Limestone
Soil Texture: Speck stoney clay-loam

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: Area sampled as provided by Kew: 501-1000 square meters
Population Size: 50

Inventory Data

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